Advance Your Career with GCU’s BS in Health Science in Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care

A nurse helping a patient Posted on July 19, 2017  in  [ Medical Studies & Sciences ]

For those who desire to advance their career and work directly with patients in the healthcare field, consider earning a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care. If helping others is something you are passionate about and you are a healthcare professional looking to take your career to the next level, you may be interested in this healthcare degree:

The Program at GCU

At GCU, the courses within majors offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions are created with the students in mind, ensuring that they receive the tools and resources needed to succeed in the area they have chosen to study. Some topics of study in the health science in professional development and advanced patient care include:

  • Applying research techniques
  • Professional and societal impact on healthcare policy
  • Risk management
  • Interdisciplinary healthcare approach for a changing system
  • Analysis of statistics and statistical methods

A Career in Health Science

There are many career paths you might be interested in after earning your degree in health science in professional development and advanced patient care. If you are an EMT, respiratory therapist, radiology technician, lab technician, phlebotomist, diagnostic technician or physical therapy assistant, this degree may help you take your career to the next level.

Many career options involve working directly with patients or even management or supervisory positions in a healthcare setting. Having an extensive knowledge of patient care can give you the opportunity to directly affect the lives and well-being of others.

Grand Canyon University offers many healthcare programs in the field of healthcare. For more information, visit the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions to learn more or visit the main website.

Written by Jessalyn Johnson, a senior majoring in English at GCU.

About College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is comprised of diverse health care disciplines, including nursing, health care administration, athletic training, public health and health care informatics. We are united by the common goal of training the next generation of health care professionals and leaders to effectively address health care challenges. The content of this blog includes perspectives on current health care topics, discussion about health care trends, a showcase of successful alumni and faculty and posts about our passion for our respective fields.


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